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Today I got this letter from Maria who supposedly lives near Omsk in Russia. It is a form letter as well, I can tell that much already, and I also post the photos.
She sent me an email from an account at match.com, but by the time I got to read her email, her match.com account was already closed. However, she had left me a yahoo email address (spring_flower351@yahoo.com) which I briefly answered.

I received the following (form letter) answer, with 3 pictures - one of which you see here to the left, the other 2 are at the end of this posting:


From: spring_flower351@yahoo.com
Return-Path:
X-Account-Key: account2
Received: from smtp109.plus.mail.re2.yahoo.com (smtp109.plus.mail.re2.yahoo.com [206.190.53.34]) by plus50.host4u.net (8.11.6/8.11.6) with SMTP id k08Fvm630428 for ; Sun, 8 Jan 2006 09:57:50 -0600
Received: from unknown (HELO LAB) (spring?flower351@62.168.235.245 with login) by smtp109.plus.mail.re2.yahoo.com with SMTP; 8 Jan 2006 15:57:39 -0000
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2900.2180

Hello,

How are you doing? I have to appologize in advance that
I cannot write you back at once because I don't have
a computer at home and I have to use an Internet cafe to write you. It i slocated not so far from my home.
First of all I'd like to thank you for responding me back
and I should be honest with you, I live in Russia.
I hope that doesn't scare you off. At least you can read my lettter up to the end and see if you want to
correspond with me or not. If you ask me why I put my profile not as Russian one, I will tell you.
Match.com was adviced to me by a friend, but I will tell you about it later. Unfortunately when I started with
my profile, there was no country listed as Russia, so I wrote that I am not in Russia.
I didn't want to lie or something about the country I live in, I hope you understand.
Ok, I guess I have to tell you about myself. I live in a village named Beregovoy.
If you want to see my city on the map it located not far from big city Omsk.
I have never been to your country but still I like this country traditions, customs... You I see graduated the faculty of Foreign
Languages in a College for three years and I write you without translator.
Once when I was studying at the College I had a chance to talk with an English man, but this was the only person
I talked in English face to face.
If you are still intersted here is some more information about me:
Despite of the Autumn it is still pretty warm here ( about zero centigrades) though usually it is colder.
And what about you? Is it warm there or cold?
You know I feel very lonely here in Russia because I couldn't find the right man for myself.
I know that there is no ideal people and I don't rush into it but still I believe that there is a man that will love me
just for who I am, with all my advatages and disadvantages. I want to settle down and have a family of my own.
A friend of mine who adviced me match.com also put her profile there and she found her real love there.
Now she lives with her husband and two kids are living in Germany, in province not far from Berlin.
Everybody wants to be happy and me too. I am not after money or sugar daddies or better life. Age difference is
also not important.
I am just an ordinary woman who wants to be happy. Maybe if I had family here in Russia I wouldn't even think to
write an American man, but I am an orphan and nothing keeps me to try to find love somewehere far from Russia.
My friends know about my idea and they support me and wish me oly happiness.

I guess you are interested in my likes and dislikes and etc:
- I am an orphan
- I work as a surgeon in a city hospital ( I graduated school, then I graduated College and
after that I got a diploma of a surgeon in Medical Academy) and you know I like my job, I like helping people and sometimes
safe their lives.
-I like almost all kinds of music but most of all I prefer Classical music and I hate rap.
-My favourite color os blue
-My favourite flowers are white lilies
-I love pets and anymals but unfortunately I spend too much time at work and that is why I have no possibility
to have a cat or a dog
- I am Christian and go to Church 2-4 times per month
- I have never been married and I have no kids
- I adore cooking and my fafourite food is Russian and Italian. My favourite dish is lasagna.
- I have a driving license but I have no car
- I like to go to cinemas and theatres but I don't like disco because it is very noisy there and it is always overcrowded.
- I don't smoke and I drink socially ( for example a glass of red wine)
- I don't have tattoos or piercings exept for my ears.
- I don't like winter but winters are usually cold in Russia

What else? I guess that is all for today. If you are really interested, please write me as soon as you can
I will reply to you. I hope you didn't get tired of my long e-mail, I just wanted you to have a better idea
of me. And you please write me more about yourself, your likes and dislikes, about the place you live in.
A couple of pictures of you would be very much appreciated.
Please write me back today or tomorrow.
Keep smiling!

Your new friend from Russia, Maria





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2006-01-09, 13:51:10
anteros@inbox.com from United States  
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I believe that there is an agency that attempts to scam both the American man and the Russian girl. I believe that they set the girl up, for a fee of course, and then dupe her into getting the guy to send money. Then, after both have paid up, the agency informs the girl that her passport has been denied or that customs in the US requires $500 cash pocket money or they won't let her in or something else to get either or both her and the American to send more money. Or else, there is a scammer with access to many photos of pretty young women and is quite busy duping and making phone calls to the US. I was contacted by a guy here that said his 'girl' would be calling him. I would very much like to hear a voice recording of any girl calling from Russia to a guy on this site. The one I corresponded with called me twice and I am familar with her voice. I'd like to compare to help determine whether this is the same woman or if there are multiple people. Thanks. You can email me and please check out the link to Rufina's Letters to Bill, USA on this site. I've posted many of the letters so that people can see if they recognize these letters.
2006-01-15, 14:47:22
anonymous from United States  
I Also Got This E-mail So Beware Yes I Thought of the SCAM'S Thank's for the posting MWWalker
2006-01-18, 18:52:30
anonymous from United States  
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I just got this same e-mail from this person but thet changed there name to Osksama,
same pics and letter you got bro!! But I also have a couple of other's that are trying the same scam and one of them is Tatyana and Zaika and they are really working it trying to get me to commit to sending money but I dont think so!! But I do like the pic's that the scammer is sending these are some hot chicks!!!!
2006-01-19, 00:41:49
anonymous from United States  
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This maybe a scammer. But it is an articulate narrative. Almost sounds convincing. Are you sure this is a scam? She didn't ask for money. Not yet anyways. She seem hot. You know surgeon don't make crap over there. The whole economic scene is shot. Who knows? You should investigate this further and get the dirt on this. Maybe she is for real. Or you could find out who she is in cahoots with!
2006-01-19, 09:13:12
[hidden] from Afghanistan  
I knew it was too good to be true. I've been reading the from letters here and Ekaterina Ishkova seems to be busy in Kazan. We've exchanged about 20 emails and yet, no money requests. I haverepeatedly asked her date of birth, address, phone number, and no reponse. Oh, it's getting hot and heavy with her want to come to the USA. Yeh, she's aschool teacher of English; sound familiar? Orphan and friends named Natasha and Larry. Oh, let's not forget Natash's aunt in the travel industry Tatyana. Same names; different roles. The picture she sent were hot. Too bad it's a hoax.
2006-01-19, 18:36:13
anonymous from United States  
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Well, I'm glad I came across this! I just got the same email! Her name is now Oksana as with the other person that posted, but she has improved her education. She's gone from teacher to doctor! Bummer. It's too bad. She sounded interesting and she's beautiful! I guess that should have been the first clue this was a scam!
2006-01-19, 21:49:43
anonymous from United States  
Got me too...I just answered her (Oksana's) e-mail and was browsing and found this site....Too good to be true....i should have known...
2006-01-20, 10:57:49
anonymous from United States  
I got the same mail from Oksana In Omsk and she is a dentist. same deal. Match.com. she claims her parents past away and she is alone. Same pics. She sent me some new ones as well. Thats too bad bros. Oh well at least I get to learn about the russian culture. Fyi. I got another mail from another russian girl and she is just as hot. claims those russian dudes are drinkers and lazy. Friend here at work vouches for that. hes been to russia and says economy is shot and 99.9 % of women want to get out because of those conditions and apparently these chicks are gullible and fall in love easily... R in DFW
2006-01-20, 22:29:25
anonymous from United States  
thank you for this website, I've been suckered in. I guess 'lesson learned.' I've been e mailing 'oksana' back and forth for a week now, everytime I wrote 'her' I told her that I'm interested, thinking about her, and asking her to send me a phone number, or call my cell because I was very suspicious and that I didn't want to keep having these feelings without knowing if she was real or not. Man, did I get fooled. I really feel like an idiot for sharing my info, and a peice of me with this low life.
2006-01-20, 23:47:05
anonymous from United States  
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Wow, I received the identical letter, it really does sucker you in.. She is still using the name Maria. I just recieved an e-mail about traveling to the U.S. and actually asking for money...got very suspicious immedidatley and I started checking-out where Omsk was located and saw this site! I recieved the identiical pictures that are listed on this e-mail. Thanks for saving any additonal emotional effort.., admittedly if the pics are real, she is one hot babe!!!
2006-01-21, 13:45:19
anonymous from United States  
Sup guys! two emails into it, and wanted to check out where omsk, russia was located, and game across this website. really appreciate someone taking the time to expose the scam...good looking out! she presented herself as oksana, identical letter as posted above.
i knew it was too good to be true. unfortunately she's gonna get someone, and i don't blame them, could of happened to us.
take care and good huntin.
2006-01-21, 16:36:10
anonymous from United States  
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Well she got me too. Her name now is Maria Tulkina of Berogovoy. I found her also on another web-site under the names Nailia Marleeva and Natalia Smirnova. I'm 4 e-mails in now and the last one was the money e-mail. I did send her my home phone and address, talked with Qwest to see if she can do anything from there and they said no. She is a real pro and very convincing. Pictures are sent with each e-mail. After the 4 th e-mail a very official e-mail comes from Satellite-Travel explaining how much money and how to send it. Please warn as many men as possible, she is dangerous
2006-01-21, 23:56:13
anonymous from United States  
Damn Fellas, same frickin deal, oksana, dentist, omsk russia, HOT!!!! HOT!!! HOT!!!
to bad man, I would of loved to be james bond for a while and hang out
with the hot russian chick!
Anyway, thanks for the info, had a gut feeling it was a scam but a guy can
dream! Later Dudes!!!
2006-01-22, 01:14:16
anonymous from United States  
Hey, I got the same e-mail, same picture, same name maria.
Same thing from match.com
Raises flag when she did not disclose her phone number, so here I am doing the investigating. Maybe I will play along and ask her to send me money so I can send more money for her.
2006-01-22, 07:51:09
anonymous from United States  
Just got home from work, with yet another e-mail from oksana, even after i called her bluff. she sent some more photos....i ain't complaining about that......she's smokin', anyway, i posed specific questions for her to answer, if not.....she can pound sand!
(or keep sending me photos!) take care, and stay strong guys, she really is too good to be true. it's probably some fat vodka drinking babooshka in siberia!
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